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Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty The Queen, as well as the administrative headquarters of the Royal Household. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today...
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London Flower Shows 2011. Photo Credit: suchitra prints. C.C.License  
London Flower Shows 2011
Flower shows reveal London's finest in horticulture and garden-living. Get your tickets to this years flower shows quickly - they're snapped up fast...
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Top Attractions Sellers (14/04/11 - 27/04/11):
1. The London Eye, 2. London zoo, 3. Madame Tusaud's, 4. Sealife London Aquarium, 5. Kensington palace




Diary: What You Could Do with the 6 Billion Pounds Cost of the Royal Wedding



When someone on the news starts talking in billions, my brain goes funny, does not compute and I have to translate the figure into real world bits and pieces.

Here are some of the things you could buy for 6 billion pounds, the estimated cost to the country of the Royal Wedding:

A Boris bike for everyone in London; a new football stadium for Tottenham, West Ham and, with the change, every other major football club in London; 60,000 new homes; 100 new schools, 10 new hospitals; three new nuclear submarines, a Mars bar for every mouth (human) in the world; Colonel Gaddafi's secret pile of gold; 1,000 bionic men (1975 prices), or the whole annual UK overseas aid budget.

You'd even get close to paying off the annual City of London bonus pool, but would need to find an extra one billion quid for the poor bankers. Poor Will and Kate, too. Good luck to them, but no one should have to get married with that kind of pressure on their heads.

- David Clee




Entertainment



See below for what's currently happening in and around London:
Cinema | Classical | Comedy | Music | Theatre


- Cinema



Thor. TM & ©2010 Marvel ©2010 MVLFFLLC. All Rights Reserved.  
Blockbuster of the Week: Thor (12A)
Starring: Jaimie Alexander, Natalie Portman, Ray Stevenson,Sir Anthony Hopkins
In the fantastic realm of Asgard, ruled by Odin and his wife Frigga, Thor is an arrogant yet powerful god of thunder...
3D | IMAX | Read Review | Showing at These Cinemas | Watch Trailer
Insidious. Momentum Pictures  
Horror Movie of the Week: Insidious (15)
Starring: Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Barbara Hershey, Ty Simpkins
Josh Lambert and his wife Renai move into a new house with sons Dalton and Foster...
Read Review | Showing at These Cinemas | Watch Trailer
Cedar Rapids. Fox UK Film  
Critics' Choice of the Week: Cedar Rapids (15)
Starring: Stephen Root, Ed Helms, Kurtwood Smith, Anne Heche
Nice guy Tim Lippe works for an insurance firm which has twice won the coveted Two Diamonds award...
Read Review | Showing at These Cinemas | Watch Trailer


See Also:
A-Z of London Cinemas, A-Z of London Films, A-Z of UK Cinemas, A-Z of UK Films, Top 10 Movies, New Films This Week, Forthcoming Releases, Interviews


New Listings Menus:
Movies by Genres, 3 D Movies, Over 18s Screenings, Parents and Baby Screenings, Subtitled Movies


- Classical and Dance



Swan Lake, Royal Opera House. Swan Lake, Royal Opera House, information and tickets.  
Swan Lake - Royal Opera House
Mariinsky Ballet opens the season with their spellbinding production of Konstantin Sergeyev's Swan Lake...
Info and Tickets | More Classical, Opera and Dance Tickets


Top Classical and Dance Sellers (14/04/11 - 27/04/11):
1. Cendrillon, 2. Anna Karenina, 3. Northern Ballet Cleopatra, 4. Tosca, 5. Romeo and Juliet - O2 Arena


- Comedy



Al Murray at The New Wimbledon Theatre, London on 12 May 2011. Al Murray at The New Wimbledon Theatre, London information and tickets.  
Al Murray - The New Wimbledon Theatre
Come on, let's be having you ladies and gentleman, it's Al Murray's latest tour as the foul-mouthed Pub Landlord......
Buy Al Murray: Time Gentleman Please | Info and Tickets | More Comedy Tickets


Top Comedy Sellers (14/04/11 - 27/04/11):
1. Russell Howard, 2. Michael Mcintyre, 3. Lee Evans, 4. Russell Kane, 5. Tim Minchin


- Music



Charlie Simpson at The Tabernacle, London on 10 May 2011. Charlie Simpson at The Tabernacle, information and tickets.  
Charlie Simpson - The Tabernacle
Charlie Simpson will play a one-off show at London's Tabernacle on May 10th. This is the first chance to see the stunning new musical incarnation of the Fightstar frontman live...
Info and Tickets | More Music Tickets


Top Music Sellers (14/04/11 - 27/04/11):
1. Rihanna, 2. Hard Rock Calling, 3. Ricky Martin, 4. The Kills, 5. Wireless 2011


- Theatre



Lord Of The Flies, Open Air Theatre. Lord Of The Flies, Open Air Theatre, information and tickets.  
Lord Of The Flies - Open Air Theatre
After a group of schoolboys survive a massive plane crash, what starts as a classic desert island adventure quickly becomes a struggle for survival as superstition and immorality sees the community slide into a darkly sinister world...
Info and Tickets | More Musical Tickets | More Play Tickets


Top Theatre Sellers (14/04/11 - 27/04/11):
1. Phantom of the Opera, 2. The Wizard Of Oz, 3. The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg, 4. Grease, 5. We Will Rock You




Competition



Of Gods and Men Competition  
Of Gods and Men
Winner of the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival 2010, three titles including Best Film at the 36th annual Cesar Awards and nominated for Best Film Not In The English Language at the 2011 BAFTAs, the highly-acclaimed Of Gods and Men comes to DVD and Blu-ray on 11 April from Artificial Eye.
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London Accommodation



The Hempel Hotel - Craven Hill Gardens (5*). The Hempel Hotel - Craven Hill Gardens, London. 5 Star Hotel  
The Hempel Hotel - Craven Hill Gardens (5*)
The Hempel, West London's stunning Boutique hotel, created by acclaimed British designer Anouska Hempel, is an architectural statement in original design. Simple and minimalist, The Hempel is a new experience in hotel living...
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The Melia White House Hotel, Regents Park (4*). The Melia White House Hotel, Regents Park. 4 Star Hotel  
The Melia White House Hotel, Regents Park (4*)
High levels of facilities, including a health and fitness centre, and service coupled with a fine restaurant and handy central location make for an excellent choice of London hotel...
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Corona Hotel London - Victoria. Corona Hotel London - Victoria 3* Hotel  
Corona Hotel London - Victoria (3*)
Situated in an elegant, Victorian-style building, Corona Hotel London is an elegant 3-star hotel situated within walking distance of Buckingham Palace and The River Thames...
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Holly House Hotel London - Victoria. Holly House Hotel London - Victoria (2 Star bed & Breakfast)  
Holly House Hotel London - Victoria (2* bed & Breakfast)
A cheap London hotel providing simple yet convenient accommodation in the heart of London. The cost of your room even includes a continental breakfast, which is served in the dining room each morning...
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Top Hotel Sellers (14/04/11 - 27/04/11):
1. The Belgravia Hotel - Victoria (Quality Rooms), 2. Belgrove Hotel - Kings Cross (2 Star Bed and Breakfast), 3. Barkston Rooms - Earls Court (Quality Rooms), 4. European Hotel - Kings Cross (2 Star Bed and Breakfast), 5. Boston Court Hotel - Marble Arch (3 Star Hotel)






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